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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
You just wait. I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world.
There was my name up in lights. I said, 'God, somebody's made a mistake.' But there it was, in lights. And I sat there and said, 'Remember, you're not a star.' Yet there it was up in lights.
You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.
If I'm a star, then the people made me a star.
I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night, 'There must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me dreaming of being a movie star.' But I'm not going to worry about them. I'm dreaming the hardest.
Only the public can make a star. It's the studios who try to make a system out of it.
If a star or studio chief or any other great movie personages find themselves sitting among a lot of nobodies, they get frightened - as if somebody was trying to demote them.
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
Henry David Thoreau
I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
I'm a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
When friends asked me, Can we help? I'd say, Not unless you can alter time, speed up the harvest or teleport me off this rock. I used that line from Star Wars.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shining star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.
Because I think every child star suffers through this period because you're not the cute and charming child that you were. You start to grow, and they want to keep you little forever.
The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
I won't be a rock star. I will be a legend.
Disneyland is the star, everything else is in the supporting role.
One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.
I do live like a rock star, but it's not as great as it sounds. It's a lot of traveling.
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